U.S. Mission Geneva

Solicitation for Digitization Project

The U.S. Mission Geneva has a request for the digitization of official documents from the archives of the United States Trade Representative.

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U.S. Statement on the Adoption of the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement

The United States must make clear that we do not support adoption of the new Act… We do not believe there is a consensus of all Conference members in favor of adoption.

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Ambassador Hamamoto’s Remarks at WHA Side Event on Adolescent Girls’ Health: Approaches to Ensuring the Future She Deserves

Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto speaking during the World Health Assembly in Geneva

Adolescent health, and in particular that of girls, is an issue that is close to my heart as one of my priorities is to consistently highlight the female dimension in the global challenges we face. This was one of the key drivers behind the U.S. Mission’s new initiative – The Future She Deserves – which among other things, aims to engage the Geneva community around new ways to work together to ensure adolescent girls have access to the full range of appropriate health services.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Libya

We acknowledge the immense difficulties you face in protecting human rights. The deepening security and political crisis and the disintegration of rule of law have paralyzed efforts to promote and protect human rights in Libya.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Jamaica

We commend Jamaica’s commitment to the UPR process demonstrated by its progress on recommendations accepted in the first round as well as its overall commitment to democracy.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Croatia

We commend Croatia’s commitment to the promotion of human rights. With Croatia’s accession to the EU, we hope that Croatia will continue to serve as a model showing that ensuring respect for human rights is key to democratic development and long term economic growth.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of the Marshall Islands

We acknowledge the Republic of the Marshall Islands’ continued commitment to human rights and to strengthening laws protecting human rights.

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Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto: Sports for the Future She Deserves

Ambassador Hamamoto

Remarks delivered at the WISE Work in Sports Exhibition, a convention for career development in sports.

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CCW LAWS Meeting: U.S. Closing Statement and the Way Ahead

The United States has been a strong supporter of the decision by the States Parties to CCW to adopt a mandate to discuss lethal autonomous weapons systems or LAWS. We continue to believe that CCW, an IHL forum with its mix of policy, military, and technical experts, is the appropriate venue to consider this complex and important topic.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Panama

We welcome Panama’s commitment to ratify various human rights agreements and to promote equal opportunities for women and their organizations.

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